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Flyers anthem singer 'brings building' to team owner

Holds mobile phone to get Ed Snider on Face Time for 'God Bless America'

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Snider joins anthem on FaceTime

PIT@PHI: Hart sings anthem to Snider on FaceTime

Anthem singer Lauren Hart "brings the arena" to Flyers President Ed Snider, who was unable to attend crucial game due to health issues

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PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider wasn't at Wells Fargo Center Saturday for the game between the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins, but anthem singer Lauren Hart made sure he had a presence.

Hart, the daughter of Gene Hart, the Hall of Fame voice of the Flyers who died in 1999, had Snider on FaceTime on her mobile phone while she sang "God Bless America" along with a 1970s video of Kate Smith singing.

Tweet from @sbaickerTCN: Lauren just told me: "If Ed Snider couldn't be in the building im bringing the building to him!!"

Snider, 83, is home in California with health issues.

"If Ed Snider couldn't be in the building, I'm bringing the building to him," Hart told CSNPhilly.com.

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